Skiing in Bjorkliden, Kiruna, Sweden

Vertical drop:
538 m / 1765 ft
Highest altitude:
Pajep Kappastjakka at 1410 m / 4626 ft
Ski lifts:
Total area:
15km / 9mi
Bjorkliden lies at 250 km / 155 mi inside the Arctic Circle. It's one of the world's northernmost ski resort where modern ski has been born. Björkliden is the birthplace of modern skiing in the beginning of the last century, contributing to the ski sport history evolution. There are endless possibilities and many challenges in the resort and nearby area.

At Bjorkliden Fjallby ski resort there are 25 pistes, 4 of them being black and 2 green. Beside the marked pistes the area is perfect for skiing untouched trails and slopes in the wilderness. The average temperature around January is  -2°C/28.4°F.

A nice piste to ski is the easy Teknikbacken, where night skiing is possible. For the experienced skiers, the difficult Svarta Bjorn is a challenging unmarked piste.

You can move among the pistes on 5 lifts. Kitteldalsliften is the longest ski lift with a total distance of 1120 m / 0.7 mi. There are many services in the resort like medical support, kids area, professional instructors, ski lodging and more.